Moldova Off The Beaten Path

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    Soviet WWII Tank
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    The statue of Suvorov
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Moldova Off The Beaten Path

  • Purcari- Winery

    There is some decent Moldovan wine. Purcari offers a Pinot Noir, a Cabernet Sauvignon, a Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon and Cahor. The wines are not bad- but the winery expeirence a different story.If you want to stop by and pick up a few bottles - why not?But our lunch was overly-priced and mediocre.Even though we visited during the off-season, and...

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  • Get your fortune read!

    Go to Maximovca, 15km outside Chisniau. Ask ANY villager in the town to "Baba Maria's" house...they WILL know the way. Maria is older than dirt and a world famous fortune teller!Note: Bring someone who speaks either Romanian or Russian, as Maria does not speak English!

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  • Old Orhei

    The archeological complex Old Orhei is situated in the valley of a right tributary of Dniestr – Raut River, between the villages Trebujeni and Butuceni, district of Orhei, 60 km North East from Chisinau. The name of the archeological reservation, and respectively, of the museum complex, derives from the name of historical settlement, the medieval...

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  • Villages

    It just great to see some Moldovian villages. They are almost all in blue colour! Moreover, there are lots of street chapels and wells, both in the same colour.:) I have visited Ivancea and Trebujeni.

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  • Just Moldova

    In 2004 26 thousand non - Moldavian citizens came to Moldova. It is estimated that about half of them were tourists. The number of tourists visiting the country has increased with 10,6% compared to 2003 and 29,2 % compared to 2002. The greatest number of people visiting Moldova comes from USA, Romania, Ukraine, Russia and Turkey. In comparition, in...

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  • TRANSNISTRIA, this 'state'...

    TRANSNISTRIA, this 'state' which is a construction with a comparable reputation and international recognition as North Cyprus. A sorts of Soviet Theme Park. For the really curious traveller.... See my Transnistrian Travelogue

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  • Stroesti (or Stroinet)

    Another beautiful place in the north of the country in Transnistria.The beauty of this places cannot be descibed in words, you should come and see it for yourself!Vineyards on the rocky hills of the Nistru produce one the finest and greatest wines. Being cultivated on this rocky hills and near the NIstru river with more sun the wine from here is...

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  • Camenca

    Visit Camenca with it's hills like small mountains with people like nowhere else in Moldova, people that keep old traditions and where not so long time ago (about 30 years ago) you could meet people in the street in national costumes. In any museum you will find national costumes, carpets and other things from Camenca.The Nistru River! The secular...

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  • The Monastery on the Nistru River

    The Japca Monastery on the right bank of the Nistru River!It's near to Camenca (in Transnistria on opposite bank) and it's the only monastery in Moldova which was not closed during the communist regime.The Monastery with traditions kept and in a marvelous place of earth on the Nistru River....on the picture, there is a village on the opposite bank...

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  • Go to the different parks. ...

    Go to the different parks. There is one called the Rose Park. It is huge, scenic and beautiful. It is worth stopping to smell the roses.

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  • On the walk up to the Cave...

    On the walk up to the Cave Monastery, these farmers were harvesting their crop of corn. It was quite an experience because I've only seen corn come from a can.

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